Common Sense Soapbox


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Short videos with a punchy, comedic tone and entertaining Socratic characters taking on trending issues and important concepts from a classical liberal perspective, written & animated by Seamus Coughlin.

Why Your Health Care Is Tied to Your Job

June 8, 2021

In this episode of Common Sense Soapbox, Seamus explains to Bob the history of American health care, how 90% of private insurance came to be provided through employers as a result of WWII-era price controls and tax exemptions, and how decoupling insurance from employment could be the start of a better system.

Written by Seamus Coughlin and Sean W. Malone w/ support from Tyler Brandt, Matt Hampton, and Phil Magness
Storyboards by Ghost Boy
Animation by Seamus Coughlin, Natasha Borrero, Caleb Black, Jaime Velasquez, Amazil
Produced & Edited by Sean W. Malone


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